The new Ramstore Capitol shopping mall is about a five minute walk from the Universitet stop on the red line of the Moscow metro. The mall opened on December 2, 2006 - making it one of Moscow's newest shopping centers - and is located at Pr-t Vernadskogo 6.
Ramstore Capitol features 130,000 square meters (1,398,800 square feet) of retail and meeting space on five levels, including a Karo Film mutliplex cinema. Karo Film and Formula Kino are two of the largest movie theater chains in Russia. According to the company, the total invested to complete this mall was $135 million.
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Another view of the Ramstore Capitol
Karo Film multiplex movie theater
Shoppers in the Ramstore Capitol supermarket
The dairy section
The fruit section, where Muscovites can buy delicious red Washington State apples
A Kafe Haus (one of Moscow's most popular chains) not far from the Universitet Metro stop
Poster for the Fedor Bondarchuk movie Zhara (Ð–Ð°Ñ€Ð°) at a bus stop
Poster advertising a concert by the popular Russian rock band Lyube (Ð›ÑŽÐ±Ðµ)
Ad for a sale at MEGA, one of the big box retail stores increasingly popular with Muscovites. MEGA is owned by the largest non-profit foundation and furniture retailer in the world, the Swedish company IKEA. The MEGA store is a familiar sight for foreigners driving into the city from Sheremetyevo airport.
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